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arduous, backbreaking, grueling, gruelling, hard, heavy, laborious, operose, punishing, toilsomeadjective
characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
"worked their arduous way up the mining valley"; "a grueling campaign"; "hard labor"; "heavy work"; "heavy going"; "spent many laborious hours on the project"; "set a punishing pace"
requiring continuous physical effort; laborious
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from toil.
This were it toilsome, yet with thee were sweet. John Milton.
While here we dwell,
What can be toilsome in these pleasant walks? John Milton.
Absent or dead, still let a friend be dear,
A sigh the absent claims, the dead a tear;
Recal those nights that clos’d thy toilsome days,
Still hear thy Parnel in his living lays. Alexander Pope.
attended with toil, or fatigue and pain; laborious; wearisome; as, toilsome work
The numerical value of toilsome in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of toilsome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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